The Story of Claudia Jones

The Story of Claudia Jones A Story of Our Heroes Wandsworth Art Fringe in your Living Room

Part of WAF20, Wandsworth Arts Fringe: In your Living Room A short play telling the story of Claudia Jones, fondly known as the mother of the world-famous Notting Hill Carnival by some, although the event that she held was at St Pancras Town Hall. She died young. The significance of her work is indicated by […]

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2020

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2020 Wandsworth Art Fringe Living Room

Black Heroes Foundation were at WAF2020 – Wandsworth Arts Fringe – In Your Living Room Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) is an open-access arts festival based in Wandsworth. There is no selection process so everyone can jump on board and join in. Wandsworth Arts Fringe is brought to you by Wandsworth Council, supporting the arts and […]

Black Heroes: Wall of Fame 2019

Black Heroes: Wall of Fame 2019 Black History Month Putney Library 2019

Black History Month 2019 An exhibition sharing Wandsworth Stories and the contribution of Black people to the community. The Black Heroes Wall of Fame is an exhibition of pictures, people telling their stories, and a show for school children. Visit the Wall of Fame Oral Histories Launched in Black History Month, on 22 October through to 15 November […]

Black History Month 2019

Black History Month 2019 Black History Month Joyce Fraser and Chancellor Paul Boateng

Black History Month 2019 Screening of Black Heroes Foundation documentary ‘The Story of Sam King’ at the Chartered Institute of Fundraising (CIoF) RAISE event at Blackburn House, Liverpool. Presenting the Black Heroes Wall of Fame and ‘Wandsworth’s People Exhibition’ across Wandsworth Libraries – York Road Library, Balham Library, Battersea Park Library, and Earlsfield Library. This […]

Black History Month 2018

Black History Month 2018 2 Celebration of Black History Month at Woolwich

The year of 2018 was a busy Black History month. We were honoured to give a presentation at the Kings College London, African Caribbean Society’s Black History Month, and the Launch of Greenwich University’s staff BAME group events. We presented a series of events at Battersea and Woolwich libraries, together with visiting foodbanks in Southwark. […]

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018

Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2018 Black Heroes the Debate 2018

We were part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe Festival (WAF18) WAF18.  Black Heroes: The Debate Inspired Musical Reflections on Freedom, Equality and World Peace. Cultural pioneers Kofi and Noel McKoy and emerging artists Roman Harris and ArA Harmonic, performed unique artistic responses to monologues from Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame; inspired by speeches and […]

Windrush Day

Windrush Day 16 Windrush Stories - Pops Grip Passport

Windrush Day Celebrations at the Soul Food Café, 22nd June 2018 Leilani Restaurantand Ashanti Lounge Bar Windrush and the Deep Level Shelter An impromptu visit was made to the Clapham South Deep Level Shelter by Kofi, who spoke to Joyce about her feelings as she visited the site and took photos. The place where many […]

Wandsworth Heritage Festival

Wandsworth Heritage Festival Wansworth Heritage festival 2018

We were part of the Wandsworth Heritage Festival! 31st of May 2018 The Wandsworth Heritage Festival is programme of events brought together by Heritage Wandsworth: the local history and historic environment partnership for the Borough of Wandsworth.   #waf #wandsworthartsfringe #inyourlivingroom #bhf #blackheroesfoundation #bhm #blackhistorymonth #blm #blackhistory #blacklivesmatters #blackculture #blackpride #blacklives #blackheroes #blacklives #blackculture

Point of Light Award

Point of Light Award Point of Light Award

Award Winning Black Heroes Foundation receives the Point of Light Award, from the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street, for the voluntary work of the organisation. The daily Points of Light award recognises outstanding individual volunteers – people who are making a change in their community. Points of Light are outstanding individual volunteers – people […]

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